Over nearly a century, the Yuma County Library District has grown to include a Main Library and seven branches. The library district provides public library services to visitors and residents of Yuma County as “your center for information, community enrichment, recreational reading, and lifelong learning.” Each library features books, magazines, newspapers, reference materials, Internet access and wireless service, CDs, DVDs, and best of all, helpful staff to assist you. The full calendar of events can be seen here.
Bring the whole family to get out of the heat and cool off Wed thru Sat. Blast off into an exciting world of discovery, fun and learning. New this summer are interactive and intergalactic exhibits featuring “Mission: Space Connections!” But don’t worry, all of the fan favorite exhibits will be back including the Tot Spot, Bugs in a Bug, Winds of Color, and the Augmented Reality Topographical Sandbox. For more information call 928-733-5202 or visit YumaArtCenter.com.
Summer at the Yuma Art Center is going to be out of this world! Check out our intergalactic schedule! Registration can be done at www.YumaArtCenter.com and ticketing at www.YumaShowTickets.com. The Children's Museum, Art Smart Camps, Infinite Imagination Youth Theater and space-related movies every Saturday. All movies start at 3 p.m. and are $1 per person. Children must be accompanied by an adult. More information here.
Camp AWESOME returns with FUN in store! During each action packed session, campers will be kept busy with wild and wacky games, arts and crafts projects, sports fundamentals, swimming, bowling, movies and more! Breakfast, lunch and a daily snack will be provided. *Parent Packet must be completed in order to register. More information here.
Location: Yuma High School
Session I: June 4 – June 14
Session II: June 18 – June 28
Session III: July 9 – July19
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ages: 6 – 13
Fee: $160 per session, includes t-shirt
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This is where you need to be on a Friday evening: Julieanna’s Patio Cafe’, 1951 W 25th Street, will present live jazz INDOORS every Friday through the summer. The performances will alternate between the Yuma Jazz Company Trio and Jason & Elle. This Friday, the Trio will be featured in the award-winning restaurant’s cooly appointed dining room. Guests are invited to stop in or call ahead to ensure a table at (928) 317-1961. More information at YumaJazz.com.
Night at the Museum is perfect for a unique family experience for any young museum buff. Attendees will spend the night in the Yuma Art Center galleries and have plenty of time to explore the Children's Museum summer exhibits and work on arts projects. A late night movie will be shown and ghost stories will be shared in the historic theatre. An adult is required for every one to three children participating. Registration is required for all attendees. Ages 6-13 are welcome and $20 early bird registration by May 18 or $30 regular registration per person. For more information call 928-373-5202.
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The Washoes & Cornhole games are both popular versions of the classic game “horseshoes”, played with washers or beanbags, tossed into holes on wooden boards, the perfect indoor sport! Amateurs and experts are welcome to participate.
Sign up your two person team by Thursday, June 21st and receive a $5 discount. Register your team here.
‘Day of’ registration begins at the Yuma Civic Center at 6:30 p.m., price increases to $20, games start at 7:00 p.m. The competition is open to the general public ages 21 and over. Spectators are welcome to attend for free.
Yuma Art Center/Historic Yuma Theatre and the Yuma Civic Center offer a variety of stage shows and events, visit the city website for general events info or to purchase tickets online for selected events, go to the YumaShowTickets.com site.
The Yuma County Library District offers a wide variety of programs and classes at various branch locations. For a complete listing of events or to sign up for their newsletter please visit their website at YumaLibrary.org.